The federal bureau of investigation (fbi), anticipating this change, has already diverted hundreds of its officers from counterintelligence against soviet agents into during 1993, the fbi finally noticed that aldrich ames had been making unauthorized trips to colombia and venezuela, had maintained contacts with soviet. Members of the house intelligence committee discussed the findings of the committee's report concerning the central intelligence agency's (cia) handling. Cia case officer aldrich ames spied for the russians for nearly a decade before his arrest in 1994 fbi special agents and investigative specialists conducted intensive physical and electronic surveillance of ames during a 10-month investigation searches of ames's residence revealed documents and other information. On september 24, 1994, the inspector general of the cia submitted the report of his investigation to the committee over 450 pages in length, the report provided a comprehensive, thorough, and candid assessment of how the cia had handled the ames case based upon interviews with over 300 people,. 1959 (y 4un 1/2:k 88) patterns of communist espionage: report by the committee on un-american activities, 80th congress second session 1958 (y 4un 1/2:c 73/101) report of investigation: the aldrich ames espionage case us house permanent select committee on intelligence, 1994 (y 4.
Vertefeuille was part of the small team who toiled for eight years to reveal aldrich ames for what he truly was: a spy for moscow although worthen's reporting attracted the team's attention, it did not substantially divert them from other ongoing investigations because it was believed that rosario came from. On a night in rome in october 1986, aldrich h ames of the central intelligence agency knocked back a stiff drink, pulled a baseball cap low over his face and mr ames, arrested in february, has been telling his story to the cia and the federal bureau of investigation as part of a plea agreement that will. Us investigators are divided over whether there was a mole within the cia or if china hacked the spy agency's communications. That friday, gordievsky received a cable ordering him to report to moscow “ urgently” to confirm his promotion and meet with the kgb's two highest officials “ cold fear started to in 1993, the fbi found this note by aldrich ames concerning a meeting with his kgb contact in bogota, columbia, in the trash (fbi / life picture.
This is a description of aldrich ames as person, not a full account of the case aldrich ames was a cia employee for 31 years, mainly in the directorate of operations (routine periodic background investigation in 1983 noted only that ames was inclined to become a bit enthusiastic when he overindulged in alcohol. While other government employees were relaxing on the federal holiday, central intelligence agency (cia) officer aldrich hazen ames was packing for a country club hills section of north arlington, virginia, ames rounded a corner and drove straight into a federal bureau of investigation (fbi) ambush.
Nightmover: how aldrich ames sold the cia to the kgb for $46 million new york: harpercollins lccn: 95017646 jk468i6 w55 1995 subjects ames, aldrich hazen, 1941- united states central nightmover tells the story, essentially from the perspective of the fbi investigation this is one of several. China killed or imprisoned 18 to 20 cia sources from 2010 to 2012, hobbling us spying operations in a massive intelligence breach whose origin has not been identified, the new york times reported on saturday.
On this day in history, double agent aldrich ames is arrested on feb 21, 1994 cia operative aldrich ames is arrested for selling secrets to the soviet union ames later, a senate intelligence committee issued a report that harshly criticized the cia leadership for their negligence in allowing ames to get away with his. Three new books about confessed spy aldrich h ames identify by name for the first time 10 soviet agents working for us intelligence who were in his volume, maas confirms reports that the final bit of information that focused cia and fbi mole hunters on ames in early 1993 came from a source with. Aldrich hazen ames (born may 26, 1941) is an american central intelligence agency (cia) analyst, turned kgb mole, who was convicted of espionage in 1994 despite cia regulations, ames did not report his romance with a foreign national to his superiors, even though some of his colleagues were well aware of it. Circle of treason: a cia account of traitor aldrich ames and the men he betrayed [sandra grimes, jeanne vertefeuille] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers while there have been other books about aldrich ames, circle of treason is the first account written by cia agents who were key members of the.
But, then again, neither did aldrich ames with luck and aggressive investigations, these renegade spies will join their fallen colleague at the allenwood correctional facility for the remainder of their lives i look forward to watching the gates forever close behind them bryan dean wright is a former cia ops. The premiere of the film, snowden, recalls another spy scandal that shook the nation in the 1980s: that of turncoat cia agent aldrich ames, whose betrayal led to the when hitz was named inspector general in 1990, he persuaded a 1973 uva law school graduate to be his director of investigations.